Etherpad – A Real Time Web Based Online Collaborative Document Editor for Linux

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10 Responses

  1. alex says:

    hi mate..thanks for this tutorial..just a typo: git clone should be git clone git://

  2. jorarome says:

    Hi. Ravi, Etherpad-Lite is a node.js’ apps, How would be placed in several virtualhost using Apache on production server?, e.g,,, etc. In Etherpad-Lite’ configure, only one MySQL database is observed.Can you configure a MySQL database for each vitualhost?. Thanks

    • Ravi Saive says:

      Follow the same instructions for each virtualhost and create separate database for each domain.. that’s it..

      • jorarome says:

        Hi, @Ravi Saive. I understood him to n instances of Etherpad should run: –settings /path/conf/Settings1.json –settings /path/conf/Settings2.json –settings /path/conf/Settings-n.json
        and I should make every init script for each of the n instances to deploy as a service.
        I would like you to give me some idea: How I can do in a single script you can run the n instances such a services?, please.

  3. bro says:

    thank you very much for the MySql commands!

  4. alshawwa says:

    on fedora and centos probably on RHEL too , you need to install the following packages before you ./configure

    yum install -y gcc-c++


  5. John McLear says:

    Any chance of a guide for how to install plugins? Etherpad is kinda bare bone out of the box but it’s really powerful when you install plugins!

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